Q: Which Akebono model do you sell?
A: The Akebono OB-360 and the OB 301N.
Q: Can the Akebono run paper and film material?
A: Yes, the Akebono OB-360 runs both paper and film material.
Q: Do you sell the material?
A: Yes, we sell the material
Q: Do you sell the parts?
A: Yes, all parts are sold through Blumer USA.
Q: What is the cycle speed of the Akebono?
A: The Akebono OB-360 bands at a rate of 22 bands per minute.
Q: What is the minimum and maximum product size I can band with the Akebono?
A: Product sizes can range from business card size products to anything else that will fit inside the arch.
Q: What is the width of the banding material?
A: The Akebono material is 29mm wide.
Q: How much material come on a roll of material?
A: The paper roll of material is 565’ and the film roll is 600’ in length.
Q: Can this material be printed?
A: Yes, both the paper and film material can be printed.
Q: What else comes with the Akebono?
A: Each machine comes with a foot pedal and position guide plates.
Q: Can I purchase a separate stand for the Akebono?
A: Yes, we offer a large roll dispenser stand that uses a 1000meter roll, this is helpful when running a high volume product and there is limited time to change over the roll/
Q: Can I get a demonstration of the Akebono in my facility?
A: Yes, just call the Blumer USA office and ask to speak to a sales person.
Q: What type of production environment should the Akebono be used in?
A: The Akebono machine is regarded as a light duty machine, its ideal for the small to medium size shops.
Q: If I start banding a lot of products and need something faster, can I trade in my Akebono for a Band-All.
A: Yes, we have a trade in program available for our Akebono customers.
Q: Do you have a rental program?
Q: Can I lease and Akebono?
Q: Does the Akebono come with a warranty?
A: Yes, one year on parts.
Q: Do you have a service program for the Akebono?
A: Yes, we have several programs to choose from, however 95% of any technical issues can be resolved with a technician.